Grenoble — HRS, a European designer and manufacturer of hydrogen refueling stations, announces having received a second order for an HRS14 hydrogen refueling station with a capacity of 200 kg/day from GCK Energy, one of the companies of the industrial group GCK, specialized in technological solutions to accelerate the decarbonization of transportation.
Created in 2020, GCK is established as a leading player in decarbonized mobility thanks to a 360-degree vision integrating the development of innovative technologies—lithium batteries, electric motors, and hydrogen—their integration into vehicles, and the supply of clean energy. The group is particularly active in the retrofitting of heavy vehicles and recently received a new order for hooklift trucks and garbage trucks from the Urban Community of Dunkirk.
Its subsidiary, GCK Energy, which brings together its activities dedicated to the supply of clean energy, notably deploys refueling solutions to facilitate the development of hydrogen ecosystems.
GCK Energy has just ordered a second station from HRS, after a first order placed at the beginning of the year (see press release of February 2, 2023). This new portable station, with a capacity of 200 kg/day, specially adapted for recharging vehicles during sporting or cultural events, will be installed in the Paris region and is expected to be operational in the first half of 2024.
Hassen Rachedi, Founder and CEO of HRS, added: “We are delighted to continue and strengthen our collaboration with GCK with whom we share the same vision on the need to accelerate decarbonized mobility. This new order reflects GCK’s confidence in our technological expertise and will contribute to the development of the hydrogen ecosystem, which is each time a further step in the ecological transition.”
Eric Boudot, President of GCK, said: “This new order from HRS demonstrates the vitality of our hydrogen vehicle charging business. The delivery and installation of our first station went very well, so we naturally decided to trust this regional partner again, who is as strongly committed as we are to accelerating the decarbonization of transport.”
Created in 2004, Hydrogen-Refueling-Solutions (HRS), formerly TSM, is a pioneering group of hydrogen mobility in Europe. With unique expertise and experience, HRS has been committed for over 10 years to the decarbonization of transport through the design and manufacture of a complete range of hydrogen refueling stations that can be used by all types of fuel cell vehicles and are perfectly suited to the needs of a rapidly growing European market.
At its new Champagnier site, HRS will have a mass production capacity allowing the assembly of up to 180 units per year in record time, which can reach only 8 weeks.
Located in Savoie and Puy-de-Dôme, GCK is a group formed of industrial companies offering technological solutions to accelerate the decarbonization of transport, particularly through hydrogen.
Integrated into the Energy pole of the GCK group, the company GCK Energy provides mobile solutions for the production, storage, and distribution of clean energy, with and without network connection. Our services meet a wide range of needs: power supply, electric network management, recharging of electric and hydrogen vehicles.
The group is organized around 3 poles:
- A Technology & Industry pole that brings together our companies dedicated to the development of innovative technologies for the mobility of tomorrow: lithium-ion battery, electric motor, hydrogen combustion engine, fuel cell.
- A Mobility pole that gathers all our activities dedicated to the preparation, transformation, and testing of clean vehicles. We are notably recognized experts in electric and hydrogen retrofitting of all types of vehicles: cars, boats, coaches, buses, trucks, snow groomers, garbage trucks, construction machines.
- An Energy pole dedicated to the supply of green energy – we are now able to produce, store, and distribute green energy everywhere in the world.
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